Santa Barbara Obituaries

Santa Barbara Obituaries

Local obituary notices in Santa Barbara, CA

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  • Wednesday | via Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph 

    Memorial Service for Reason Co-Founder Tibor Machan ...

    As Reason readers know, Tibor R. Machan, one of the founding editors of Reason and co-founder of Reason Foundation , the nonprofit that publishes this website, died in March at the age of 77. His family is hosting a memorial service on May 15 in Santa Barbara, California, where he, Robert W. Poole, and Manny Klausner met in the early days of Reason. For more information about Machan, read my obituary and memories from Poole and Klausner .

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  • Tuesday May 3 | via SouthCoastToday.com 

    Paul R. Taylor, 70

    Paul R. Taylor, 70, of New Bedford, passed away Monday, May 2, 2016 after a long illness. He was the beloved husband of Francine Taylor.

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  • Monday May 2 | via Noozhawk 

    Shirley Ann Toeppner of Santa Barbara, 1930-2016

    Shirley Ann Toeppner passed peacefully April 16, 2016, in Santa Barbara, Calif. She was born Aug. 13, 1930, in Bay City, Mich.

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  • Sunday Apr 24 | via The Washington Post 

    Walter Kohn, onetime refugee who became Nobel laurea...

    Walter Kohn, whose parents saved his life by sending him out of Nazi-dominated Europe before the outbreak of World War II and who went on to become an American citizen and a winner of the Nobel Prize in chemistry for work vital in developing new materials for electronics and medicine, died April 19 at his home in Santa Barbara, Calif. He was 93. Dr. Kohn, who was born into a Jewish family, was expelled from school in his native Austria after the Nazis annexed the country in 1938.

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  • Thursday Apr 21 | via Noozhawk 

    Physicist Walter Kohn, UCSB Nobel Laureate, Dies at 93

    Walter Kohn, an emeritus professor at UC Santa Barbara who was the university's first Nobel laureate, died Wednesday night, the university confirmed Thursday. He was 93, and had been in declining health the last year, according to Andrea Estrada, UCSB's director of news and media relations.

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  • Friday Apr 15 | via Visalia Times-Delta 

    Mendoza-Mendez, Elena Yvonne

    April 10, 2016 Visalia Elena Yvonne Mendoza-Mendez, 38 of Visalia, California passed away on Sunday, April 10, 2016 at home with family, friends and children by her side. Elena was born on May 8th 1977 in Santa Barbara, CA to Anna and Mark Mendoza.

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  • Sunday Apr 10 | via Noozhawk 

    Lola Mae Orsua Ortega (McKellips) of Santa Barbara, ...

    She was born June 9, 1929, in Visalia, California, to parents Katherine and Lorenzo McKellips. Early in her childhood they relocated to Santa Barbara.

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  • Thursday Apr 7 | via Noozhawk 

    Karon Williams, Formerly of Santa Barbara, 1941-2016

    Karon Williams formerly of Santa Barbara, passed away at her home in Rio Linda, Calif., Tuesday, March 29, 2016. Karon was born June 6, 1941, in Santa Monica, Calif., to George and Marva Williams.

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  • Thursday Apr 7 | via Noozhawk 

    Jonathan C. Floyd, Formerly of Santa Barbara, 1954-2016

    Jonathan C. Floyd passed away suddenly and unexpectedly of a massive heart attack at his home in Poulsbo, Washington, on March 3, 2016. Jonathan Floyd was raised in Santa Barbara where he attended San Marcos High School and graduated from UCSB.

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  • Wednesday Apr 6 | via Edhat 

    Scanner Reports 4-6-16

    Wednesday. Happy Hump Day. The other day I was on a social media site and this angry fella was putting up his usual current events and asking folks how they felt about one thing or the other.

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  • Mar 26, 2016 | via Noozhawk 

    Larry Dean Seaton, Formerlly of Santa Barbara, 1953-...

    Larry Seaton grew up in Santa Barbara, attending local schools. He died in Concord on March 11. Larry Dean Seaton, formerly of Santa Barbara, California, passed away peacefully to be with the Lord on Friday afternoon, March 11, 2016, in Concord, California.

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  • Mar 24, 2016 | via Noozhawk 

    Elizabeth Joy Reddin of Goleta, 1960-2016

    Elizabeth was born Feb. 27, 1960, at Saint Francis Hospital in Santa Barbara to her parents, Mary Elizabeth Reddin and Bowen Franklin Reddin Jr. She graduated from Dos Pueblos High School class of 1978, where she was drill team captain and a member of the swim team, and attended Santa Barbara City College after graduation. She loved animals, flowers and little kids, and especially delighted in her younger nieces and nephews.

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